Advanced Materials & Manufacturing
This is cutting edge.This is Wales.
Wales has a rich heritage in heavy industry, engineering and manufacturing, providing a vital foundation to help steer its economy in interesting and innovative new directions.
Wales provides a skilled workforce with a broad range of manufacturing expertise and a focus on innovation and collaboration between Government and academic institutions. Wales’ productivity in the Advanced Materials & Manufacturing sector is higher than the UK average. We have a 165,000-strong skilled workforce and our colleges and universities produce over 2,700 engineering graduates every year. Our 160 Aerospace and Defence companies employ 20,000 people and turn over more than £5 billion in total.
Wales boasts a flexible and skilled workforce of 1.5 million people.